AL-THAWRI: Sanaa (Weekly) 20-11-97 [Archives:1997/47/Press Review]

November 24 1997

(Yemeni Socialist Party)
Main Headlines: 1- Socialist Party calls for a comprehensive national dialogue 2- Armed clashed on Yemeni-Saudi border, 3 Yemeni and 6 Saudi soldiers died 3- Public sit-ins are staged in solidarity with people detained in connection with Hadhramaut’s recent bomb explosions 4- YSP Politburo member, Masdoos, denies any connection with bomb explosions Article Summary: An ‘Israeli’ Burned in Sanaa After much haggling with the vendor near a Tahreer Square, Abdulsalam – a young Yemeni man – bought the second hand coat he saw a few days ago. Arriving home, Abdulsalam discovered to his chagrin the sad truth. “Made in Israel,” read the coat’s label. Abdulsalam’s friends, after discussing the matter, decided to collect the coat’s cost and give it to him. The coat was later ceremoniously burnt in a Sanaa street.